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The Daily Princetonian

Succeeding Shapiro

If President Shapiro's departure is, in the words of University Vice President and Secretary Thomas Wright '62, like "losing a parent," then the presidential search committee will have to look long and hard for his replacement.

OPINION | 09/27/2000

The Daily Princetonian

All in the Family

Wow! You're a grad student? You seem so . . . normal!"So begins yet another introductory conversation between grad and undergrad, whether it be in one of the residential dining halls, at an ethnic study break, during a night at the 'Street' or in the new Frist Campus Center.

OPINION | 09/27/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Striving for political correctness, Wisconsin enters a gray area

There are times when efforts at political correctness become patently incorrect. Case in point: Last week at the University of Wisconsin, a student discovered that the admissions office had initiated and approved the doctoring of the cover photo for its 2001 undergraduate application.The photo depicted a group of students ? all of whom happened to be white ? at a Wisconsin football game.

OPINION | 09/26/2000

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Future of Princeton Hoops

Most of the Class of 2001 came to Princeton thinking that a "backdoor pass" would secretly get you into the TI taproom.But after the magical 1997-98 men's basketball season that saw the Tigers routinely beat Ivy opponents by 30 points en route to a national Top 10 finish, the campus was united in a chorus of "Sit down, you suck."Jadwin Gym became more than just a haven for hardcore basketball fans that winter; it evolved into a common sanctuary for anyone donning orange and black, a place where sold-out crowds were as routine as wins over Yale.Who among us hasn't owned a wallet-size men's basketball schedule featuring a picture of Steve Goodrich '98?

OPINION | 09/19/2000

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Look Again

Dude, I hate that Britney Spears song.""Me too. But she's so hot."As a camp counselor, I learned that children can be astute social critics.

OPINION | 09/19/2000